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Just

Definition of just:

part of speech: adjective

According to divine or human laws; upright; giving to every man his due; faithful; exact; regular; fair.

part of speech: adjective

Upright; righteous; true.

part of speech: adverb

Justly.

part of speech: noun

A tournament. Also, joust.

part of speech: noun

Justness.

part of speech: noun

A tilt. Same as JOUST.

part of speech: adverb

Accurately: barely.

part of speech: adjective

Closely; exactly; barely.

part of speech: verb

To tilt with lances on horseback.

part of speech: adverb

Exactly; barely; nearly; almost; perfectly.

part of speech: adjective

Lawful: upright: exact: regular: true: righteous.

Usage examples for just:

  • " Just what I should like," she said. "Elsie at Nantucket", Martha Finley.
  • Dey just went flyin'. "Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2", Work Projects Administration.
  • " Mrs. Shiffney has just come," he said. "The Way of Ambition", Robert Hichens.
  • " I've got just what I want. "The Second Generation", David Graham Phillips.

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